Top All-Boys Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 38 top all-boys boarding schools located throughout the United States and Canada, serving 11,503 students.
- Learn more about the benefits of an all-boys boarding school.
McCallie School Photo - Through coordinate activities with our sister school GPS, our students interact with young women on a daily basis.
Trinity-Pawling School Photo - One of the School`s most distinctive attributes is its signatory Effort System. Each boy at Trinity-Pawling is recognized and assessed in terms of the effort he devotes to a given endeavor. The learning objective inherent in this ethos of effort is to teach young people that the more they invest of themselves the greater their accomplishments will be.
Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Our 860 acre campus is comprised of breathtaking panoramic vistas; rustic hiking trails; a serene pond for swimming and fishing; and abundant seasonal foliage.
Bridgton Academy Photo - Welcome to Bridgton Academy! Located in the Western Maine foothills and the heart of Maine's Lake Region, we've been preparing young men for the rigors of college and beyond since 1808. We Know PG.
Riverside Military Academy Photo - Riverside Military Academy cadet officers stand at attention during a parade on Maginnis Field.
Robert Land Academy Photo - A strong focus on foundational skills applied in academic courses provides students with opportunities for Canadian, US and world-wide university and college entrance. The Academy also offers foundational courses in English and Math for grades 5-10. These remedial courses allow boys who are behind in core subjects to make significant gains and catch up academically.
Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Boland Hall is the home to many of Prep's 110 resident students. Our campus is less than 5 miles from the Nation's Capital
St. Catherine's Academy Photo - St. Catherine's recognizes the important role that athletics plays in the development of a well-rounded young man. Our physical education program and championship athletic teams seek to develop skills and capabilities that reach far beyond the athletic field.
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Chaminade College Preparatory School Photo - Chaminade is located 20 minutes outside of Downtown St. Louis in the lovely, green neighborhood of Creve Coeur. Our 55 acre campus is fun and lively throughout the school year and a wonderful place not only to study and play but also to become part of the family.
Top All-Boys Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 292
North Bridgton, ME 04057
Grades: 11-12, PG | 185 students
- 62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
Grades: 6-9 | 225 students
- 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Grades: 6-12 | 850 students
- 3042 College St.
Austinburg, OH 44010
Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
- 28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
- 404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 4-9 | 165 students
- 1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, PA 15681
Grades: 9-12, PG | 200 students
- 320 Iwo Jima Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
Grades: 7-12, PG | 261 students
- 22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, NE 68022
Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
- 6727 South Chippawa Rd
Wellandport, Ontario, Canada 12345
Grades: 5-12 | 125 students
- 215 N. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
- 4129 Lake Shore Road
Hamburg, NY 14075
Grades: 9-12 | 520 students
- 4175 West 29th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, Canada 00001
Grades: 8-12 | 1-12 (day) | 1160 students
- 304 S. Beach Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Grades: 7-12 | 386 students
- 45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
Grades: 8-12, PG | 130 students
- 174 Ward Circle
Camp Hill, AL 36850
Grades: 6-12 | 110 students
- 700 Route 22
Pawling, NY 12564
Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day) | 299 students
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